Do Not Do Recommendation

 

Do not use ECT routinely for people with moderate depression but consider it if their depression has not responded to multiple drug treatments and psychological treatment.

Do Not Do Recommendation Details

Recommendation:

Do not use ECT routinely for people with moderate depression but consider it if their depression has not responded to multiple drug treatments and psychological treatment.

Interventions:
Use of ECT

Source guidance details

Guidance:
Depression in adults: recognition and management (CG90)
Published date:
June 2016
Paragraph number:
1.10.4.2
Page number:
36

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